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Flights Brisbane - Cairns

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Departure Fri, 07 Apr Return Sun, 09 Apr
BNE Brisbane
CNS Cairns
return from 280€
Departure Wed, 05 Apr Return Sun, 09 Apr
BNE Brisbane
CNS Cairns
return from 366€
Departure Tue, 18 Apr Return Mon, 24 Apr
BNE Brisbane
CNS Cairns
return from 114€
Departure Fri, 21 Apr Return Sun, 23 Apr
BNE Brisbane
CNS Cairns
return from 148€
Route information
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Currency and cost comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 EUR = 1.63 AUD
Euro Australian Dollar
1 AUD = 0.62 EUR
Last checked on 22 March 2023
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Cairns are 41% cheaper than in Brisbane.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Cairns is 6% cheaper than a meal in Brisbane.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Cairns is 52% cheaper than in Brisbane.

Regular cappuccino

A coffee in Cairns costs roughly the same as in Brisbane.

Brisbane airports
  • ( Brisbane Airport (BNE)
    How far from city centre: 21 kms
Cairns airports
  • ( Cairns International Airport (CNS)
    How far from city centre: 48 kms
K Distance: 1424 kms

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Are you excited for an amazing trip from Brisbane to Cairns? You are in the right place! If you need a little getaway to see a loved one or a comfortable flight for your business trip, the best deal prices and airline carriers are a click away from you. You either are looking for a cheap flight or are in a hurry to find a last-minute ticket, no worries! eDreams will take care of everything you need for a perfect vacation in Cairns. You will get a large selection of airfares from standard and low cost airlines worldwide and easily book your tickets for this route. Don´t forget to book a hotel and choose a car for your perfect trip as a package. Choose the best-suited flight and fasten your seatbelt, we are flying!

How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights from Brisbane to Cairns?
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For flights from Brisbane to Cairns, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Brisbane and Cairns. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is Cairns more expensive than Brisbane to visit?
Looking at taxi prices, a ride in Cairns costs an average of 1.81 EUR euros, 52% cheaper than Brisbane, with a fare of 3.74 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 41% less in Cairns: 1.96 EUR euros against 3.35 EUR euros in Brisbane. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 14.64 EUR euros in Cairns, 6% less than the 15.57 EUR euros in Brisbane. The price of the coffee is more or less the same price in Cairns and Brisbane, averaging 3.27 EUR euros.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Brisbane to Cairns flights?
The most popular month for flights from Brisbane to Cairns are: August, June and July.
When is the best time to travel from Brisbane to Cairns?
A good period of the year to visit Cairns from Brisbane really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, August is the best month to fly to Cairns from Brisbane, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by December and July. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds September, March and May are the months with fewer searches for the route Brisbane -  Cairns.
What is the duration of a flight from Brisbane to Cairns?
Flight time, on average, from Brisbane to Cairns is usually 02:23 hours on average, at an average distance of 1,395 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
Which airports have flights between Brisbane and Cairns?
The most common route form Brisbane to Cairns is: Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Cairns International Airport (CNS). These airlines fly this route:
  • Virgin Australia.
  • Jetstar.
  • Tiger Airways Australia.
What airlines fly from Brisbane to Cairns?
Airlines that have direct flight routes from Brisbane to Cairns are:
  • Jetstar.
  • Tiger Airways Australia.
  • Virgin Australia.
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